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Left Breastplate from a Brigandine

Date:
ca. 1450
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, brass or copper alloy
Dimensions:
H. 7 11/16 in. (19.5 cm); W. 7 in. (17.8 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 1.1 oz. (484.8 g)
Classification:
Armor Parts
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Bequest of Bashford Dean, 1928
Accession Number:
29.150.90ee
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 373
Eaves, Ian. "Two Early Examples of Armour of Proof in the Collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art." In The Armorer's Art: Essays in Honor of Stuart Pyhrr. Woonsocket, Rhode Island: Andrew Mowbray Inc. – Publishers, 2014. p. 40 (footnote 48).

Nickel, Helmut, William Reid, Ian Eaves, Mario Scalini, Claude Gaier, Álvaro Soler Del Campo, Jean-Pierre Reverseau, Jan Piet Pyupe, Donald J. La Rocca, Jeffrey Forgeng, Jonathan Tavares, Dirk H. Breiding, Pierre Terjanian, and Mr. Ronald S. Lauder. The Armorer's Art: Essays in Honor of Stuart Pyhrr, edited by Donald J. La Rocca. Woonsocket, Rhode Island: Andrew Mowbray Inc. – Publishers, 2014. p. 40 (footnote 48).



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